Adventures Tagged: Yosemite

Hiking among Giant Sequoias at Mariposa Grove in Yosemite Hiking among Giant Sequoias at Mariposa Grove in Yosemite Hiking among Giant Sequoias at Mariposa Grove in Yosemite

This hike through the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias at Yosemite National Park might be crowded, but it yields breathtaking examples of some of the earth’s oldest and largest trees.

A hike among Sequoia at Tuolumne Grove in Yosemite A hike among Sequoia at Tuolumne Grove in Yosemite A hike among Sequoia at Tuolumne Grove in Yosemite

The hike down to the Sequoia tree grove at Tuolumne Grove in Yosemite is hilly but hikers are rewarded with numerous large Sequoias and an old tree tunnel, without the crowd.

Hiking to Lower Yosemite Falls Hiking to Lower Yosemite Falls Hiking to Lower Yosemite Falls

Somewhat seasonal, Yosemite Falls is one of the highlights of visiting the National Park. A nice short hike that isn’t too wet and offers a number of great photograph opportunities.

Hiking to Bridalveil Falls in Yosemite Hiking to Bridalveil Falls in Yosemite Hiking to Bridalveil Falls in Yosemite

Bridalveil Falls flows year-round from Bridalveil Creek and is the first set of falls seen as you enter Yosemite Valley. Prepare to get a little wet on this nice, short and paved hike to it’s base.

Hiking to Mirror Lake and Meadow Hiking to Mirror Lake and Meadow Hiking to Mirror Lake and Meadow

Great views and a pleasant trail through the northeast end of Yosemite Valley, the hike to Mirror Lake is a must do short hike while visiting the Yosemite Valley.

Camping at Upper Pines Campground in Yosemite Camping at Upper Pines Campground in Yosemite Camping at Upper Pines Campground in Yosemite

Upper Pines Campground in Yosemite lies in the Yosemite Valley east of Curry Village. It is the closest to Happy Isles and the Mist Trail with a seasonal creek behind some of the sites. Site 174 was great.

Backpacking in Tuolumne Meadows within Yosemite National Park Backpacking in Tuolumne Meadows within Yosemite National Park Backpacking in Tuolumne Meadows within Yosemite National Park

Tuolumne Falls, White Cascade, Glen Aulin, McGee Lake, Polly Dome Lakes, May Lake and Mount Hoffman made for an excellent backpack journey begging for extra memory cards for your camera.